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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:15 | Tran: 1:39 | Set: 4:00
Altitude: -26.1°   Azimuth: 111.0°   Direction: East-South-East

HR7668 is a multiple star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7668 visual magnitude is 6.53. Because of its faintness, HR7668 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR7668 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR7668 star
DSS2 image of HR7668. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7668 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

20h 07m 05s
-32° 55’ 42”
17h 52m 26s

J2000 Coordinates

20h 05m 32s
-33° 00’ 00”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7668 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7668.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7668 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7668. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR7668 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7668 double sysyem:

0.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR7668 is distant 936.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

287.36 pc
936.78 ly
-18 km/s
0.018 arcsec/y
-0.018 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR7668 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.0°
Max altitude: 5.5°
Azimuth: 237.0°